The once great rapper Snoop Dogg once said “What people don't understand is joining a gang ain't bad, it's cool, it's fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it's cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family's in the gang. We're not just killing people every night, we're just hanging out, having a good time.” This sounds like how Ponyboy friends and family are in the Greaser gang and how Bob’s friends and family are in a gang. Some Socs members jumped Ponyboy when he was walking home from the movies. Those Socs did it for fun. One quote from this moment in the book was “"Hey, grease," one said in an over-friendly voice. "We're gonna do you a favor, greaser. We're gonna cut all that long greasy hair off." He had on a madras shirt. I can still see it. Blue madras. One of them laughed, then cussed me out in a low voice. I couldn't think of anything to say. There just isn't a whole lot you can say while waiting to get mugged, so I kept my mouth shut.". This piece of evidence reveals how the Socs started the tension in the novel by jumping Pony. …show more content…
Two quotes that support this is “I fought, but the hand at the back of my neck was strong and I had to hold my breath. I’m dying I thought.”. This piece of evidence reveals how much Johnny cares about Pony. The other quote is “I didn’t what to do Pony. They were going to drown you.”. This piece of text from the movie reveals what length Johnny will go for anyone in the gang (AKA his other
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Also later in the book when the socs jump ponyboy outside the store, the socs get out of their car thinking how amazing they are to have the car. Thinking of the way they would end Ponyboy. Ponyboy backs them up with not only his bottle but his tone
(MIP-1) Namjah is concerned about her mother and baby brother after her father and brother leave,but then when she loses them to the bombing she has trouble with everything . (SIP-A) Namjah changes before the bombings by being more protective of her mother and brother because she doesn't want to lose them like how she lost her father and brother to the Taliban but when the bombs go off she is concerned about her mother and brother getting hit by bombs. Namjah runs down the hill to protect her mother and brother but it is too late Namjah ducts her head and covers and survives but her mother and brother were hit by bombs. (STEWE-1)”But I feel as if my tongue has been lock inside of my mouth ever since i saw my mother aring out the quits”(88). Namjah
If Johnny really was beaten up by the greasers, he wouldn't stay with them. The people that beat him up left in a mustang, and the greasers didn't have the money for that type of thing. Pony was walking to the gas station for lunch one day, and he heard that the socs got in a food fight and tried to blame it on the greasers. Had Pony been there, the socs might have gotten away.(cpt 12)
Ever since the beginning of time, people have been fighting whether it was the Greeks and the Romans or the allies and axis powers in WWII. It is no different for Johnny Cade and Bob Shelton. Johnny and Bob are from two different social groups from the 1960’s. They are the Socs’ and the Greasers. Johnny is not justified in what he did and is guilty because he fled the scene, admitted to the crime, and threatened to kill the next person who jumped him.
His back had been broken when that piece of timber fell on him. He was in severe shock and suffering from third-degree burns” (Hitnon, 32). This shows Johnny being in the building with a fire. He came out with a lot of damage to his body but Ponyboy wasn’t very hurt. There is friendship shown here since Johnny sacrificed his body so his friend didn’t get hurt as
Johnny encounters a truly unpleasant life all through the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Johnny's guardians constantly beat him up and disregard him. On top of that, he doesn't motivate enough to eat and is even attempting suicide, the greater part of that makes him the gang's pet. "If you can picture a little dark puppy that has been kicked too many times and is lost in a crowd of strangers, you'll have Johnny." Johnny was terrified of his own shadow after he was jumped by the Socs when he was sixteen.
The Outsiders Final 5 Paragraph Essay In S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, two different gangs, the Greasers and the Socs detested each other. Using Ponyboy Curtis, the author demonstrates a Greaser’s opinion of the Socs. Ponyboy had an evolving conception of the Socs. At the beginning, he disliked the Socs because they are rich and he thinks they have no problems.
First, when Pony meets Cherry he realizes that even Socs have problems- that gets reinforced when he has a conversation with Randy. He finally breaks through his bias about the Socs and starts to see that the groups are ridiculous, when he reads Johnny’s letter. No one ever really understands a person until you consider things from where they
In the beginning the book ponyboy grows up hating the Socs. The Socs have have all the power and money and ponyboy hates them for this and also hates them because they are always picking on and fighting greasers. They do this because they think that they they’re better than the greasers. He hates them even more after he gets jumped. “I fought to get
Review and assess Respond: Waverly and her mother, Lindo Jong, have an ongoing psychological battle, each surreptitiously trying to gain the upper hand. (a)Recall: Place the remaining deck face down in the middle of the board. Place the 4 pawns of each color on the Start of that color. Pick a player to first. Select 1 card from your hand.
One last reason why Ponyboy would have stayed a socs is because Ponyboy never wanted to be a socs or a greaser. In the story Ponyboy didnt like the fact that they were greasers and socs and he had allwayss thought and dreamed about there being a place where there is no greasers or socs. Just people. In the story Ponyboy says “Well I wont but I gotta do something.
The greasers gang sticks together like brothers at makes sacrifices at great costs. Ponyboy says, “You take up for your buddies, no matter what they do. When you're a gang, you stick up for the members. If you don't stick up for them, stick together, make like brothers, it isn't a gang anymore.” (Pg. 26)
I thought maybe it was money that separated us,” (37). Ponyboy realizes the Socs are normal people like the Greasers, and money was the only issue that separated everyone. Furthermore during the rumble, Ponyboy admits he no longer hates Socs, and the fighting between both groups should end. During the rumble, Ponyboy begins to question himself if he should decide to stay a Greaser or a Soc. Ponyboy does not want to become a hood who is marked lousy by other people.
A clear sign of the gangs influence on Johnny was when he decided to prevent the Soc’s from drowning Ponyboy and defending himself instead of letting the Socs beat them up and have them possibly drown Ponyboy. More specifically, after finally fighting back and killing Bob, he says to Ponyboy “‘I killed him’ he said slowly. ‘I killed that boy”’(Hinton 56). Here the author is explaining how shocked Johnny was once he killed the Soc.